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Postgraduate study


Governance and risk management courses that are unrivalled in Australia for the depth of insights and level of practical application they provide.

Postgraduate Student Performance Data

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) are a suite of government endorsed surveys for higher education, across the student life cycle from commencement to employment. Here’s what our students had to say about their Postgraduate journey with Governance Institute of Australia.


Unrivalled depth and insight

Accelerate your career with Australia’s leading postgraduate courses in governance and risk management.


The Governance Institute of Australia (GIA) provides education and support for practising chartered secretaries, governance advisers and risk managers equipping over 8,000 members with the tools to drive better governance within their organisation.  It advocates for a community of governance and risk management professionals. Studying with the Institute will give you an education of the highest standard from industry- leading governance and risk management thought leaders, academics and practitioners.


Designed and taught by leading experts, industry practitioners and academics, our courses are unrivalled in Australia for the depth of insights and level of practical application they provide, give you the specialist skills and knowledge to enhance your career and become the driving force of strong governance and sound risk management, which drives organisational performance. Our Postgraduate courses are delivered fully online, giving you the flexibility to study anywhere and become a part of a community of engaged learners online.


The postgraduate courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as meeting course requirements under the  Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) at Level 8 (honours, postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma levels).




Contact us


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Governance Academy details:

Level 11/10 Carrington Street,
Sydney NSW 2000


Phone us on:

1800 251 849 or
(02) 9223 5744